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" For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, — Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, Oft have we seen him at the peep... "
Elegy written in a country churchyard, illustr. by the Etching club - Page 32
by Thomas Gray - 1847
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 306 pages
...or lonely contemplation leads ome kindred spirit to inquire thy fate ; >ly som« hoary-headed sage may say,— Oft' have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ishing, with hasty steps, the dews away, i'o meet the judges, at the court in town. zre, at the foot...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 270 pages
...chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 322 pages
...chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 302 pages
...chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], " There at...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 424 pages
...chance, by lonely contemplation led. Some kindred spirit shquld inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ff Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, \'. To meet the sun upon the upland lawn," &c. Nothing...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804 - 132 pages
...chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spiiit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary- headed swain may say, ' Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, ' Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, ' To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 'There at the foot...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 224 pages
...chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], ful interrogatory....
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 416 pages
...chance, hy lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, «* To meet the sun upon the upland lawn" There at the foot...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 330 pages
...chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the...
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